Posting Summary: The Center for Diabetes Technology at the University of Virginia is seeking a Data Analyst to provide data management and analysis support. This position assists the Principal Investigators by managing multiple databases and records, conducting data analysis, providing editorial assistance, providing clinical trial assistance which may involve compiling, coding, categorizing and storing data electronically. The incumbent also manages the hardware equipment, monitors the research software program, provides technical support, and collaborates with other team members to further research study and meet office needs.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in hand by start date. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. At least two years of experience performing data analysis in a scientific environment is preferred. Experience in healthcare is also preferred. Experience or skills with machine learning is highly preferred. Experience gained during pursuit of degree may be considered.
** This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance **
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number #, complete the application and attach a cover letter, a resume/CV contact information for 3 references. This position is open until filled.
For questions about this position, please contact Chris Black at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree by date of hire. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: B.S. in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Data Management, or similar.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: At least two years of experience in scientific, experimentation and research techniques applicable to the branch of science involved.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to resolve problems. 2. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. 3. Ability to sort and compile data. 4. Ability to accurately interpret and report findings. 5. Ability to design charts and diagrams. 6. Ability to troubleshoot computer related problems. 7. Ability to develop code or scripts. 8. Ability to self-teach new software and technology.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of Diabetes technology. Significant skills in creating, managing, and using database systems.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Preferred Computer Applications: MS Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Python (or other scripting language) MS SharePoint, MS Visio
Internal Number: 353_86048
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.